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N20 Toyota Opinions needed...
« on: May 02, 2014, 05:39:56 PM »
So I sold my 80 series, before that my 85... Really wasn't planing on another toy for a few years. I have been bugging my father in-law about his 75 Toyota N20 for years. Never really thought he would let go of it, well he said if I want it we could make a deal.

Now it is bone stock, runs good! The bad is its a 3 speed auto...

I want to sas it, keep it low with 33-34" tires and daily drive it. I think a divorced transfer case will be my best bet for 4wd. Not sure if a samurai case will be strong enough or move to a divorced dana 300. Nissan makes divorced cases too...

Specs would be
3 speed auto (has to stay auto or the wife will say no)
Dana 300?
Mini truck axles
High steer front
Power steering-need to add
33 tires

Second round
More power

I would really like to be able to add t-case gears latter, 3.5 to 4.5 reduction range. Keep the door open to possible larger engine with an auto transmission.

I feel like I'm killing a very original truck... But it has a few issues, brakes and suspension...

Lifted FZJ80 on 34.24534752" Tires...


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Re: N20 Toyota Opinions needed...
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2014, 11:27:12 AM »
If it were me...
I would use an auto transmission and transfer case that came behind a 22-R or RE. That way everything would bolt up and work well together and it would stay all TOYOTA. I would avoid a divorced case unless you had no other options, and you do have alternatives.
-1987 SR5 4runner, 1KZ-t turbo diesel with mech. pump
 & custom 3" S.S. dump pipe, R-151f transmission, marlin dual ultimate transfer cases w/ triple shifter, SAS, 35's
-1984 SR5 Tercel 4wd wagon bone stock - given to my nephew
-1:10 scale RC 4wd crawler w/yota axles, R2 2 speed enclosed dig tranny and 1st gen 4Runner body by BigBird
-My front axle service write-up


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